Branch Block

  • Cervical Medial Branch Block

    A local anesthetic (marcaine) is injected near the medial branch nerves of the facet joint(s) suspected to be causing pain. The local anesthetic blocks the transmission of pain signals from the facet joint suspected of causing pain. If pain is reduced and you are able to move your neck normally

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  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block

    A local anesthetic (marcaine) is injected near the medial branch nerves of the facet joint(s) suspected to be causing pain. The local anesthetic blocks the transmission of pain signals from the facet joint suspected of causing pain. If pain is reduced and you are able to move your back normally

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